How to Install Power Steering Pump Seal Kit
Installing the power steering pump seal kit step by step instruction. Here we assume that you have already the tools you need to get you pump open such as right bolt openers. Most likely you have already purchased the correct seal kit for you pump as well and you are ready to learn how to install the power steering pump seal kit. So, time to start the fun part and get into action.
Mark the Orientation of the Power Steering Pump
Installing power steering pump seal kit starts with making sure you can assemble it later. This will ensure that the assembly goes well, and you have the steering pump oriented correctly. Less hassle, more success.
CLICK ON ONE OF THE BUTTONS BELOW TO FIND YOUR SEAL KIT REPLACEMENT PARTS
Open the Bolts But Do not Lose Them
Next step in learning how to install the power steering pump seal kit is to open the bolts. Don’t lose the bolts. I know it sound like obvious but I’m damn sure that even though I warned, some of you will lose some of the bolts during the process. It’s just so easy to do. So, have a place for example cup where you place the bolts while installing the seals. You must use the right tool to open all the bolts keeping the pump halves together. Often time 10mm bolts are used for tightening the steering pumps.
Separate the Pump Halves – Remove Old & Place New
Once you have all the bolts opened which were keeping the halves together, you can pull them open. Your installations process for the new steering pump seal kit can now continue to the important part. Now you see the seals inside the pump and can get your hand into them. Gently take the old seals out with flat screw river or similar tool BE SOFT. I know your car guys want to go hard for all, but this must be done with gentle touch to keep the steering pump from getting damage.
Now you are ready to take the new steering pump seal kit, open it and install the new seals in to correct places. Compare the new seals to the old ones to recognize the correct place. Be careful when handling the new seals so you don’t damage them. If you need help in pressing them into correct places, use soft tools as hard tools might cause.
Assembly Is Now Easy
Since you kept all the bolts together and remembered to mark the right orientation of the halves, your assembly process will be easy and fast. Be sure to check, the new seal kit for the steering pump is correctly in place and undamaged so that the pump will not leak. Seals are important part of the working steering pump and when damaged can cause the whole pump to break down. Just be careful to have all in right place and your installation for new seal kit of the steering pump will be completed successfully. Just be careful to have all in right place and your installation for new seal kit of the steering pump will be completed successfully.
Congratulation for the job well done. Enjoy your rock-solid steering pump and safe travels.
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